Matt Bevin: The Anger Comes from Fear

by Daniel Lowry  When CareerCast.com came out with its “Jobs Rated Report” for 2017, the job-finding website ranked 200 careers from best to worst. Their key criteria were income, growth outlook, work environment and stress. Their research found that the worst job right now for all of those categories was something that surprised me, yet…

Shayla Johnson: Making a Difference

by Daniel Lowry Shayla Johnson listened to the young lady’s story. The woman and her husband had just been evicted from their apartment because she was pregnant. The property manager had noticed that the young woman was showing, and the eviction noticed followed shortly thereafter. “Your family is getting too big for your apartment, so…

Call Mitch today: Demand a special prosecutor on Trump’s ties to Russia

Here’s the story from the New York Daily News: WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) shrugged off President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday, dismissing Democratic calls for a special prosecutor to investigate Trump’s ties to Russia. “Today we’ll no doubt hear calls for a new investigation which could only…

Republican lawmaker accused of illegally transporting alcohol

  LEX 18 broke the story of how State Representative Wesley Morgan has been cited with illegal transportation or delivery of alcohol. The police report says officers received a tip about a man loading large amounts of liquor in Knox County. The report says after officers stopped Morgan, they found assorted alcohol hidden in his truck bed….

Kentucky’s revenue falling fast under Bevin due to weak job growth

There’s no doubt that Republican control is hurting Kentucky. Republicans have fought to lower wages and safety with right-to-work and the repeal of prevailing wage, drain funding from public education with charter schools, dismantle Kynect and kick Kentuckians off healthcare. But they’re not finished yet. Under Republican control, Kentucky’s revenue growth has been in a free fall….